Curriculum

Prosthodontics

Fourth Year, BDS

S.no

 Contents of the Topic

Learning Objectives
(At the end of the session the student should be able to )

Teaching Guidelines

Methodology

Time

1. Introduction To Fixed Partial Dentures

  • Introduction
  • Parts Of FPD
  • Common Terms Used In FPD
  • Enumerate and explain common terms used in FPD
  • Indications & Contraindications of FPD,
  • Classification of FPD
To  Cover various terminologies associated with FPD like Crown, Pontic, Abutment, Connectors, Veneers etc
  • Didactic
  • Demonstration through models & Charts

 

1 Hr
2. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning In FPD

  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment Planning
  • Prognosis
Illustrate the importance of

  • medical  & dental history
  •  clinical & radiographic examination
  •  diagnostic  casts mounting and  mock up
  • formulate a treatment plan
To Cover the importance of taking case history, the imporatance of making diagnostic casts and radiographs.
  • Didactic
  • Tutorial / group discussion of the case history form followed in the Dept.
  • Students will be given hypothetical situations and asked to plan various treatment options.
3 Hr
3. Design Of A FPD

 

     Discuss

  • Design considerations for individual situations.
  • Material selection in individual situations.
  • Biomechanical considerations in the design.
To  cover design considerations in special conditions like missing caninies, tilted molars, Pier abutments.
  • Didactic with Power Point
  • Discussion with the help of models
  • Discussion on design considerations in individual case situations.

 

 2 Hr
4. Abutment Selection Discuss

  • abutment selection in general.
  •  Ideal Abutment Requirements
  • Modifications required in unique conditions like missing caninies, Pier abutments, tilted abutments, Cantilever abutments.
To discuss criteria for abutment selection
  • Didactic with power point
  • Demonstration through models and radiographs.
  • Reinforcement by Student faculty interaction wrt individual situations
2 Hr
5. Principles Of Tooth Preparation

  • Biological
  • Mechanical
  • Esthetic
Discuss

  • Biological , Mechanical and Esthetic principles of tooth preparation.
  • Concept and Types of finish lines.
  • Retention & Resistance forms.
To cover the biological mechanical and esthetics principles of tooth preparation.
  • Didactic with power point &models

 

  • Demonstration on Typhodont models
  • Video  presentation
  • Group Discussion.
5 Hr
6. Full veneer crown – metal Discuss

  • Indications & Contraindications
  • Preparation  of all metal crown.
To cover all aspects of preparation and designing of all metal crown preparations.
  • Didactic with power point
  • Demonstration on Typhodont models
  • Video  presentation.
  • Students are made to do  the same on models
2 Hr
7 Full veneer crown – Porcelain fused to metal Discuss

  • Indications & Contraindications

2. Preparation  of all metal crown.

To cover all aspects of preparation and designing of porcelain fused to metal crown preparations.
  • Didactic with power point
  • Demonstration on Typhodont models
  • Video  presentation.
  •  Students are made to do  the same on models
2 Hr
8. Full veneer crown – all ceramic Discuss

  • Indications & Contraindications

2. Preparation  of all ceramic crown.

To cover all aspects of preparation and designing of All Ceramic preparations
  • Didactic with power point
  • Demonstration on Typhodont models
  • Video  presentation.
  • Students are made to do  the same on models
2 Hr
9. Partial veneer crowns

  • Three  Quarter crown
  • 7/8th crown
  • Reverse ¾
  • Proximal half crown
  • Pin modified crowns
Discuss

  • Indications & Contraindications
  • Prepartion  of partial veneer crowns.

 

  • Preparation of 3/4th, 7/8th, mesial I/2 crowns
To cover all aspects of preparation and designing of partial veneer preparations
  • Didactic with power point
  • Demonstration on Typhodont models
  • Video  presentation.
2 Hr
10. Management Of Endodontically treated teeth

  • Post
  • Core
Discuss

  • Essential factors to be considered for restoration of extensively damaged teeth
  • Types of Dowel Cores
  • Preparation of  Dowel Cores
  • Materials used for preparation of cores.
To cover the problems associated with restoration of endodontically n extensively damaged teeth & their management.
  • Didactic with power point

 

  • Demonstration on extracted teeth.
  • Reinforcement with the help of models.
3 Hr
11. Pontic Design   Discuss
1. classification
2. Pontic Design
To cover
Design considerations for anterior  and posterior pontics.
  • Didactic
  • Tutorial on models
  • Reinforcement  with models & Charts.
2 Hr
12. Connectors in FPD

  • Rigid Connectors
  • Non rigid Connectors
Discuss
1. Classification
2. Rigid connectors
3. Nonrigid connectors- loop connectors, split pontics, cross pin and wing connectors
Discussion on rigid , non rigid connectors
  • Didactic with power point.
  • Visualization on models.
2 Hr
13. Fluid control and Soft Tissue Management

  • Fluid Control
  • Gingival Retraction
Discuss
1.Importance of fluid control.
2Means of fluid control.
3Need and importance of gingival retraction.
4Mechanical, chemo mechanical and surgical means of gingival retraction.
To cover mechanical and chemical means of fluid control.
Discussion on mechanical chemical and surgical means of tissue retraction and its importance.
  • Didactic with power point.
  • Videos.
  • Demonstration on patients during clinical postings.
2 Hr
14. Impression Making in FPD Discuss

  • Requirements of an impression in FPD
  • Various Impression Techniques
  • Commonly used Impression materials
  • Newer Materials & Techniques
To cover various Impression techniques used in FPD & Impression materials used.
  • Didactic with power point
  • Case Presentation
  • Videos
  • Demonstration of impression making on models
  • Reinforcement with a small Quiz

 

3Hr
15. Provisional Restoration Discuss

  • Ideal Requirements and need of provisional restoration.
  • Types of Provisional restorations.
  • Materials Used
  • Techniques for fabrication.
To cover  need, method and techniques of provisional restoration.
  • Didactic with Power point.
  • Case Presentation with Video
  • Demonstration and Simulation in the preclinical lab.
2 Hr
16. Working Cast and Die

  • Removable Die
  • Separable Die
Discuss

  • Ideal Requirements
  • Separate and Removable Dies.
  • Die Systems
To cover various die systems and methods & importance  of making  a die.
  • -Didactic
  • -Demonstartion
  • -Models
2 Hr
17. Articulation In FPD  Illustrate Need and Importance of articulation. To discuss the need and various articulators used in FPD
  • Didactic with Power point.

 

1 Hour
18. Occlusion In FPD

  • Pathologic Occlusion
  • Group Function
  • Canine guided
Discuss

  • Ideal Occlusion
  • Keys Of Occlusion
  • Optimal Functional   Occlusion
  • Pathologic Occlusion
  • Determinants Of Occlusion
To Cover various occlusal schemes in FPD
  • Didactic
  • Tutorials
  • Videos
  • Reinforcement by Student Presentation
3 Hour
19. Resin Bonded FPD        Discuss
1Indications & Contraindications
2.Preparation  of Resin bonded FPD.
3.Advantages & Disadvantages.
Explain Resin Bonded FPD _ Preparation and types.
  • Didactic
  • Tutorials
  • Videos
  • -Demonstration
2 Hrs
20. Wax pattern and fabrication Discuss
1.Wax pattern fabrication
2.casting and finishing of a fixed partial denture.
To cover the labaoratary aspect of fabrication of a fixed prosthesis.
  • Pictures
  • Poster Presentation
  • DemonstrationOf Was Pattern for students in groups of 10.
1 Hour
21. Cementation Discuss

  • Luting agents
  • Try In
  • cementaion
Discussion on various luting cements.
  • Didactic
  • Flow Charts
  • Videos
1 Hour
22. Failures In FPD Discuss
1Classification

  • Types Of Bridge Failure
  1.  Cementation failure
  2. Mechanical failure
  3. Gingival and Periodontal breakdown
  4. Caries
  5. Necrosis of pulp
  6. Biomechanical failure
  • Esthetic failure
To cover the  common types of failures in FPD and their management.
  • Didactic
  • Case Presentation
  • Group Discussion with students regarding failures in FPD ant their management.
3 Hour
23. Esthetics In FPD

  • Laminates & Veneers
  • MaryLand FPD
  • All Ceram Crowns
Discuss
1.Artistic and Scientific Principles Applied to Esthetic Dentistry

  1. Esthetic Diagnosis And Treatment planning
  2.  Color and Shade Selection
  3. All Ceramic Crowns
  4. Laminates & Veneers
To cover  simple concepts in esthetic rehab in FPD, Esthetic FPD’s – laminates & Veneers.
  • Didactic with power point
  • Group Discussion
  • Demonstration
  • Case Presentation

 

3 Hour
24. Introduction Of Implants Discuss
1.Classification & Components Of
Implants
2.Back Ground Factors
3.Indications &
Contraindications
4.Case Selection
5.Study Cast
To cover various terminologies associated with Implantology, the need, components, types of Implants.
  • Tutorials
  • Didactic
  • Videos

 

1 Hour
25. Materials Used In Dental Implants Discuss

  • Classification of biomaterials
  • Titanium and its alloys.

 

To enumerate various materials used in Implantology with special reference to Titanium
  • -Didactic
  • -Tutorial

 

2 Hour
26. Osseo-Integration         Discuss
1 Development of    concept of osseointegration
2 Definition
3Fibrointegration Vs  Osseointegration
4.Biology of Osseointegration
5.Mechanism of osseointegration
6.key methods responsible for
successful                      osseointegration
7. Success criteria of implants
8. Failure and loss of osseointegration
To explain the concept of fibrointegration osseointegration and its relevance in implantolgy.
  • Didactic
  • Group Discussion
  • Videos
  • Pictures
2 Hour
27. Failures In Implants Discuss
1.Classification

  • Types Of Failure
A brief overview of Implant failures , their reasons and management.
  • Didactic
  • Videos
2 Hour
28. Introduction Of Maxillofacial Prosthetics Discuss

  • Purpose
  • Indications
  • Classification
  • Various Types Of maxillofacial Prosthesis
To cover the importance and purpose of maxillofacial Prosthodontics
  • Pictures
  • Videos
  • Didactic

 

2 Hour
29. Types of maxillofacial Defects Discuss various  maxillofacial defects A Brief overview of various  maxillofacial defects
  • Didactic with power point
  • Demonstration on models
  • Group Discussion
2 Hour
30. Materials Used In Maxillofacial Prosthetics Discuss the various materials used in Maxillofacial To cover the various materials used in Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Didactic
  • Models
  • Tutorials

 

2 Hour
31. Obturators Discuss the various Palatal defects and types of obturators

 

 To cover the various Palatal defects and types of obturators
  • Didactic
  • Models
  • Tutorials
2 Hour